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  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Dong Energy has contracted SPT Offshore for the structural and geotechnical design of suction bucket foundations for potentially five transformer substations, namely Burbo Bank Extension, Race Bank and Walney Extension. The 4 suction buckets will potentially form the foundation of 4-leg jackets supporting high-voltage transmission substations weighing approx. 2500 ton each. The water depths vary […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Gemini consortium signed all construction, operations and financing contracts yesterday with a total construction budget of nearly EUR 3 billion. For Siemens this is the first order for an offshore wind power plant in Dutch waters. For the Gemini project, Siemens will deliver 150 wind turbines with a capacity of 4 megawatts (MW) and […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Following the memorandum of understanding to acquire Tristein AS, signed in February, and a financial, legal and operational due diligence, Aqualis ASA (Aqualis) and Tristein AS (Tristein) signed the definite share purchase agreement between Aqualis and the eight selling shareholders of Tristein yesterday. The purchase price for 100 percent of the shares in Tristein is NOK […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    GE’s Power Conversion business has signed a framework agreement with EDF EN to provide support services for the converters used in EDF EN’s wind parks throughout Europe. The service contract will enable the staff of EDF EN Services, EDF Energies Nouvelles’ subsidiary dedicated to the operation and maintenance in Europe, to acquire the skills necessary […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Based on the outcome of four years of extensive discussions with wind farm developers, operators and maintenance companies, OSD-IMT has developed a range of innovative designs of offshore wind farm service operation vessels (SOV’s). These designs fulfill the operational demands of the wind farm maintenance industry and can also provide logistics support services to transformer […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Technology

    Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) B.V. Den Helder has completed a first, new “walk-to-work” vessel concept design. The new design of vessel is aimed at providing a solution for the expected increase in client demand for offshore people-transfer solutions in the oil & gas and renewable-energy markets. The Vroon Offshore Services’ ‘’walk-to-work’’ vessel will offer comfortable, […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Technology

    Whilst debate continues about the most efficient way to serve offshore wind installations further out to sea, CTruk has been quietly forging ahead with a new offshore wind support support vessel (OWSV) designed to safely deal with rougher seas, longer transits and tougher assignments whilst not neglecting the comfort of passengers and crew. Based on […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Less than 15 months after setting up in the Canary Islands, Langlee has signed agreements with clients, local government, and technology partners. Industrial partners and investors are now invited to participate in the commercialisation phase. Canary Islands Regional Minister of Employment, Industry and Commerce, Francisca Luengo, recently announced that the Islands need this type of […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Vestas signed and completed a new five-year revolving credit facility on 31 March 2014 at a total amount of EUR 1bn. The facility has been successfully increased from the originally agreed total of EUR 850m and is now arranged by a group of six banks comprising of Nordea, DNB, HSBC, SEB, Société Générale and UniCredit. […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Navitus Bay Development Ltd (NBDL) yesterday officially entered into ‘memoranda of understanding’ (MOU) with three local ports – Poole, Yarmouth and Portland. These formal agreements commit the developer to undertaking studies with the ports that will explore how their facilities could be best used in both the construction and operation & maintenance (O&M) phases of […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Technology

    BMT Nigel Gee Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group, the leading international maritime design and engineering consultancy won a design for the construction of up to eight advanced 26m Windfarm Support Vessels (WSV), to be built by the Australian shipbuilder, Strategic Marine. The vessels are to be built for Njord Offshore Ltd who has already […]

  • 5 February 2014

    DONG Energy’s Peter Sutton has joined the line-up of international speakers at the SNS2014 Conference and Exhibition in Norwich next month. He became Head of UK Operations-East for the global energy giant last autumn, shortly before Dong announced it was taking over a project for the Racebank windfarm 17 miles off the Norfolk coast. Regional […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    Western Tidal Holdings Ltd., a tidal power marine energy project developer in British Columbia has announced the execution of an Investigative Use License Agreement signed with the Shishalh Nation in January. In addition to the Shishalh Nation, Western Tidal has worked with and has gained the support for investigation permits of several other First Nation […]

  • 21 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    The National Renewable Energy Centre, Narec, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Technical Research Institute of Sweden (SP), to further combined collaborative R&D activities and establish a formalised strategic partnership to strengthen existing capability in the area of offshore renewable energy. There already exists a great deal of synergy between the two […]

  • 26 November 2013

    The recently merged DNV GL has signed a contract to supply the 500th commercial license of its Bladed wind turbine design software. Bladed is trusted by manufacturers and certification agencies around the world for the calculation of turbine design loads and performance. It has contributed to the successful development and operation of thousands of turbines. […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rob Sauven, Managing Director of Vestas R&D UK has resigned his position. However, Mr. Sauven will stay with the company until April 2014. “A selection process for a replacement has been initiated and until a candidate has been selected Servet Sert, senior vice- president of industrialisation in Vestas Technology and Service Solutions will serve as […]

  • 2 October 2013

    Before any wind turbines are installed, before any installation vessels are built and before any orders have been placed to build the vessels the statistics show that one company in this industry continues to have more influence in this sector than the rest of the sector all together. GustoMSC has designed part of the vast […]

  • 25 September 2013

    In an exciting renewable energy supply chain development, Tidal Transit Limited has been awarded an 18 month contract by Scira Offshore Energy Limited for its latest personnel transfer vessel, Tia Elizabeth, to service the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. Announcing this contract, Tidal Transit’s Commercial Director Leo Hambro said: “Tia Elizabeth only arrived in the […]

  • 20 September 2013

    To commemorate the country’s first-ever competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell held a lease signing ceremony for the Wind Energy Area. Last month Deepwater Wind New England won an auction for two areas offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts, totaling to 164,750 acres for offshore wind development. The […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Technology

    Seatronics Limited, an Acteon company, and Zetechtics Limited have signed a global representative agreement for the Jupiter range of subsea ROV intervention control systems and associated products. The agreement includes the provision of rental equipment that will be held in all Seatronics’ locations: Brazil, Singapore, Australia and the UK. In addition to extensive pools of […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Limited, announced the signing of a Cooperation Agreement with the Water Corporation of Western Australia to support Carnegie’s ground breaking wave powered desalination pilot plant. The Cooperation Agreement allows the Water Corporation to provide support to Carnegie for its wave powered seawater desalination pilot plant. The wave powered desalination […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RES Offshore has signed an Engineer Procure Construct (EPC) contract for the design and installation of a power performance met mast for the West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm for ScottishPower Renewables and DONG Energy. The power performance met mast will record weather data to support the construction and operation phases of the wind […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Energy has signed a chartering agreement with ship owner Esvagt A/S for two new offshore wind service vessels that will incorporate significant advancements in logistics, efficiency and operational capabilities. The vessels are being commissioned specifically for Siemens’ service operations at the Butendiek and Baltic II offshore wind power plants in Germany, both of which […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    During this summer, Kaj Lindvig, Senior Advisor at A2SEA, celebrated his 60 years birthday. By the end of August, Kaj’ Lindvig then says goodbye to A2SEA, a company on which he has left his mark to a great extend since the establishment in 2000. A reception will be held for Kaj Lindvig on 22 August […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    RES Offshore has recently signed an Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services contract with Forewind for two met masts in the Dogger Bank Round 3 zone.  These met masts are the furthest offshore of any in the UK and RES will be delivering scheduled and unscheduled maintenance for the structures and instrumentation systems including all work […]

  • 7 August 2013

    Offshore wind energy continues to experience an increasing share of the electricity generation market in Europe. Both the UK and Germany have set up ambitious goals to further expand their offshore wind energy capacity. Relatively smaller countries such as Belgium for example are also stepping up their offshore capacity and are investing in research projects […]